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News & Events Archive


Welcome to our new Coordinator of Caregiver & Bereavement Programs Suzie Quan, MSW,RSW & to our summer student Allie Raso!

Thank you to our fantastic volunteers! Happy National  Volunteer Week.

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY-May 10: Intro to Line Dancing


Resilient Minds in Tough Times special guest presentation by CMHA. All welcome to attend - Monday May 1, 2017

Thank you to "100 Men Who Give a Damn" for nominating HKARH and giving us a chance to talk about the great work we do!

Thank you to King City Lions for the generous donation!!

Healing for the Holidays Fri Dec 16, 2016 @ 2:00pm

Health & Wellness Fairs Fall Expo in benefit of Hospice King-Aurora-Richmond Hill. Sunday November 25

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction offered in Richmond Hill.  Orientation: Thur Sep 22, 2016

Welcome to our New Grief & Bereavement Coordinator  Malisa Chiu & welcome back to Sheila Darnowski our first Day Hospice Program Coordinator

Annual General MeetinFriday Sep. 16

GRIEF BUSTERS Children's Summer Camp July 11-15

Welcome to Pat Richards -HKA's Interim Bereavement Coordinator


Mar 23 - May 25, 2016 Contact Georgina to register

MEDITATIVE DANCE Monday April 11, 2016

Wellness Wednesday 2nd Wednesday of the month

Mindful Movement Yoga  Mondays @ 2:15pm in Richmond Hill. 

HKA welcomes new Coordinator of Volunteers Aundrea Larocque & new Visiting & Wellness Coordinator Georgina Mercouris 

HKA is pleased to welcome former Hospice Richmond Hill Volunteers to the HKA Team!!

HKA's service area expands to include Richmond Hill.


Mindful Movement Yoga  Mondays @ 2:15 in Richmond Hill. 

Thank you to PATRICE GRAHAM-BROWN for sponsoring our Program Room Revamp. 


MEDITATIVE DANCE Mon. Jan. 25, 2016 @ 7:00pm. One night only.


HEALING FOR THE HOLIDAYS Candle Lighting Memorial Thur Dec 17 @ 3:00-5:00pm at HKA


Thank you to INVESTOR'S GROUP for supporting  HKA through their Golf Tournament & Employee Volunteer Grant Program



Wed Nov 25 10am-1pm


Glitterbug "Twistt" Jewelry Sale  Sunday November 15 1:00-5:00pm​​​​​


Thank you to Debbie Homewood for her amazing talk on Spirituality & Hope in Hospice Care. Slide presentation is available here.


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING to take place on Friday September 18 @ 11:30am  for information.


Thanks to Jon at 905BJJ for teaching our Grief Buster's Kids Camp the healing power of Jiu Jitsu!


at the "All For Community Challenge".Two amazing Board Members WIN $5,000 for HKA!


GRIEF BUSTERS summer bereavement camp running July 13-17 & July 20-24


CARING for the CAREGIVER  Thank you to the volunteers who helped out in making this inaugural event such an amazing success!! 




Seneca students hold successful fundraiser for HKA


Thank you to the hikers, volunteers & supporters of our Hike for Hospice. What a FANTASTIC DAY it was for a walk in the woods! A special thank you to Arbour Memorial for their generous donation.



running Thursdays May 7 to June 25, 2015


MEDITATIVE DANCE an Introductory Experience -  Mon Mar 23, 2015 @ 7:00pm 


FOOD & DIGESTION Healthy Living program in partnership with York Region Food Network starts

Wed Feb 25 @ 9:30am


MINDFUL MEDITATION -  with Darlene Nicholson

starts Sun Feb 15 @ 1:30pm


Thank you to the JITTERBUG BALL attendees, sponsors & donors. It was a tremendous success!


Tuesday October 7, 2014 - Children & Teen 8-week bereavement program starts (6:30-8:00pm)


Wednesday October 1 @ 1-3pm Picking Up the Pieces Program (10-week program) registration required


Thursday September 4, 2014 @ 11:30am - Annual General Meeting


Jitterbug Ball - Friday October 17, 2014


Dates for Grief Busters - Children's Bereavement Camp Announced - July 7-11 & July 14-18, 2014.


May 26, 2014 - HKA is looking for a dynamic & compassionate team member for our Visiting & Wellness Programs! 


May 23, 2014 - Retirement & Appointment of Executive Director - Message from Chair


Hike for Hospice - Sunday May 4, 2014 


April 1, 2014 - HKA receives re-certification of our Level Two Accreditation with Hospice Palliative Care Ontario


February 7, 2014 - HKA wins Voluntary Sector Reporting Award & is named Exemplar in financial reporting






APRIL 1, 2014 - HKA receives re-certification of

our Level Two

Accreditation with

Hospice Palliative

Care Ontario


FEBRUARY 7, 2014

HKA wins Voluntary Sector Reporting Award & is named Exemplar in financial reporting.

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